Policymakers need to explore ways to make U.S. foreign policy work better for America’s middle class, even if their economic fortunes depend largely on domestic factors and policies.
The United States is not bluffing with the new deadline it has given Russia to return to compliance.
Trump is fixated on the United States’ bilateral trade deficit with China, but the United States–China impasse comes from much deeper differences in perceptions.
While the road out of today’s extreme political polarization in the United States isn’t obvious, adopting reforms like ranked choice voting could reduce polarization and better represent the will of the people.
As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wraps up his tour of the Middle East and North Africa, it was made clear that he is back to business as usual.
For Tunisians, the revolution was not about democracy. It was first and foremost about improving their daily lives. And, in this case, the government is failing to deliver.
The Assad regime’s ascendancy has pushed the EU and European governments onto the back foot. Europe needs to rethink its foreign policy priorities—and fast.
How far are private actors allowed, expected, or even obligated to go when protecting themselves against cyber attacks and other malicious internet activity?
Merkel should bury Nord Stream 2 and speed up renewable energy. That could be one of the Chancellor’s signature legacies: breaking Russia’s energy grip on Germany and on Europe.
NATO must develop a plan that might credibly induce Moscow to reverse its violation and, even if it does not, will nonetheless preserve the alliance’s security.
To solve the challenges of the twenty-first century, people must be involved in shaping the policies that affect their lives. Europe could and should become a leader in promoting and realizing this change.
Through an interview with a former Obama administration official, the major determinants of the president’s nuclear policy options are explored in detail.
Why the Trump administration is unwilling to use the leverage it possesses to alter Saudi Arabia’s damaging behavior is not clear.
The U.S. and Chinese presidents talked about trade and tariffs when they met in Buenos Aires. What is the view from China?
Stabilization programs in Syria long outlived their original political rationale, but bureaucratic factors, analytic biases, and an imperative to deliver services kept them going.
New Delhi is paying too little attention to the growing weight of the Gulf in regional affairs and the strategic possibilities that it opens up for India.
Airbnb says it will no longer list properties to rent in the occupied West Bank. Other companies will be watching to see what happens next.
Free trade with Taiwan would secure U.S. economic interests while strengthening U.S. alliances with China’s rivals.
Abkhazia, Transdniestria, and northern Cyprus, three unrecognized statelets in Europe that arose during conflicts in the twentieth century, have endured for decades. Despite many problems, they are self-governing and stable, and they show no signs of collapsing.
This new edition of The Caucasus is a thorough update of an essential guide that has in-troduced thousands of readers to a complex region.